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Kenya Airways Plane Returns to South Africa due to Mechanical Problem

Kenya AirwaysA Kenya Airways flight had to return and make an emergency landing at O. R. Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, South Africa, on August 23rd.

The plane en-route to Nairobi, Kenya, had to return shortly after taking-off due to a transponder failure.

The plane landed uneventfully.

All people onboard remained unharmed.

kulula.com Plane Diverts to Johannesburg due to Bird Ingestion

Kulula.comkulula.com flight MN-483 had to divert and make an emergency landing at O. R. Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, South Africa, on February 7.

The Boeing 737-800, flying in South Africa, from Lanseria to Cape Town, had to divert after one of its engines ingested a bird, thus damaging its fan blades.

The plane landed safely.

No injuries were reported.

Air Zimbabwe Plane made Safe Landing in South Africa after Overflowing Lavatory

airzimAir Zimbabwe flight UM-467 made a safe landing at O. R. Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, South Africa, on December 6.

The Boeing 767-200 was flying from Harare, Zimbabwe, when water started overflowing from one of its lavatories and entered into its cabin.

The plane landed safely.

No one was injured.

British Airways Jet Crash-Lands in South Africa; No injuries Reported

British airwaysBritish Airways jet crash-landed at O. R. Tambo International Airport near Johannesburg, South Africa, on October 26.

The Boeing 737-400 plane, operating as Comair flight BA6234, was flying from Port Elizabeth, Cape Town when its left landing gear collapsed upon landing.

There were 94 passengers and 6 crew members aboard at the time; all of them remained unhurt.

An airline spokesperson confirmed the incident and said, “Comair and the relevant authorities will be conducting the necessary investigation over the coming days and weeks. As soon as more information is on hand we will be releasing it to the media.”

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